Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Matt and Nicky

A Political Cartoonist Answers to the Past

Burning Forests, if Senators Get Their Way

How Republican Politicians Learned to Love ‘Working Mothers’

Yahoo secretly monitored emails on behalf of the US government

Germany reunified 26 years ago

Ex-Ally of Christie Ties Cuomo to False Lane-Closing Report

Seattle homeowners accused of felling 150 trees on public land for a better view

Hong Kong’s urban explorers

Winners and Losers

Hurricane - Matthew and Nicole

Hurricane MATTHEW Forecast Discussion
"...EYE OF EXTREMELY DANGEROUS HURRICANE MATTHEW MADE LANDFALL NEAR LES ANGLAIS IN WESTERN HAITI AT 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING..."
Invest "Disturbance 1: 80% Chance of Cyclone Formation in 48 Hours
As of 8:00 am EDT Tue Oct 4 2016 ...
Showers and thunderstorms continue in association with a low
pressure area located about 500 miles northeast of Puerto Rico.
Satellite wind data indicate that the low is producing winds to
gale force, and the system could become sufficiently well organized
to result in the formation of a tropical storm later today. The
low is expected to move generally northwestward at 10 to 15 mph over
the next few days, and upper-level winds are forecast to become
less conducive for development.
* Formation chance through 48 hours...high...80 percent
* Formation chance through 5 days...high...80 percent"


In a wealthy Virginia suburb, their cars are their beds

Utopian Kink

Spanish politicians in court

Was modern art a weapon of the CIA?

BBC - Culture - Was modern art a weapon of the CIA?



















  Self similarity,  like the seahorses in  Mandelbrot's sets.

Sam Altman’s Manifest Destiny

Sam Altman’s Manifest Destiny - The New Yorker























































Which is why technology has not advanced in 15 years -  it is just smaller and lighter.  This is an improvement, but not a revolution.

3 Who Studied Unusual States of Matter Win Nobel Prize in Physics

3 Who Studied Unusual States of Matter Win Nobel Prize in Physics - The New York Times




























The three physicists studied condensed matter  when it changes shape.

We need more judges

Protesters in Poland Rally Against Proposal for Total Abortion Ban

Hurricane Matthew, Closing In on Haiti, Could Be ‘Catastrophic’

Pound mires in the blues

Which States Can Gary Johnson and Jill Stein Spoil?

“The Birth of a Nation” Isn’t Worth Defending

Philippines secret death squads

Mr. Trump’s Government Bailout